JUDICIAL SYSTEM

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  1. List the 4 types of Law
    • Common Law:  unwritten law
    • Statute Law: written by parliament
    • Statutory Instrument: secondary legislation form
    • Case Law: as it suggests, proven cases
  2. List the types of courts in Scotland
    • High Court: judge and jury (15)
    • Sheriff and Jury: 15 in jury
    • Sheriff Summary: no jury
    • Justice of the Peace: no jury

    • Lord Advocate: Head of COPFS
    • Procurator Fiscal: prosecutor in the local area
  3. Define Warrant and list the 3 types
    An authority in writing issued by a magistrate or other competent person, directing officers to take a course of action which might not otherwise be lawful

    Apprehension: arrest and take to court

    Means Enquiry: option to pay fine or go to court

    Extract Conviction: Failed to pay, direct to prison to serve alternative sentence

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JUDICIAL SYSTEM
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